COUNTING THE CHICKENS – SCENE FROM BERLIN OF THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC

Originally posted on KREUZBERGED – BERLIN COMPANION: Image from a Dutch magazine “Het Leven” (via Spaarnestadt Archive). Here is a typical Berlin Balkonia, little man’s and woman’s green paradise, in its rooftop edition: as a small garden and a chicken-pen. This model example of self-sufficiency was necessary to survive dire food-shortages of the First World…

COUNTING THE CHICKENS – SCENE FROM BERLIN OF THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC